We work with developing countries on their Technology Needs and Action Plans to achieve national Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement

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The TNA project is implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme and the UNEP DTU Partnership on behalf of the Global Environment Facility.

  • UNEP Partnership
  • UNEP Environment
  • GEF

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Regional Technology Brief Africa

Since 2009, the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project has supported 31 countries in Africa, the objective being to assess countries’ technology needs in relation to climate change adaptation and mitigation. Read more about which climate technologies, the participating countries have chosen to prioritize and what is needed to transition to a low carbon and resilient future for Africa.

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Suriname shows ambition and dedication in their NDC contributions

Being only the second country to have submitted a revised version of their NDC in 2020, Suriname shows ambition and dedication in their outlined contributions.

January 21st, 2020

Highlights from the second regional workshops

The second set of regional capacity building workshops under the TNA III brought together countries from across the globe in Suriname, Fiji, South Africa and Senegal in October 2019. Organised by UNEP DTU Partnership and the respective Regional Centres, the workshops were an opportunity for the country teams to interact with the organisers as well as provide inputs and training […]

November 29th, 2019

TNA solutions and impacts in Eswatini

Eswatini is featured in a new set of success stories on how countries have used their TNAs and TAPS to advance implementation of climate technologies. They completed their TNA in 2018 and have since used it for multiple activities, highlighting how TNAs can be a highly practical tool providing an effective and solid foundation for both scale up and implementation of prioritized technologies in many different sectors.

November 22nd, 2019

Success stories for climate technology implementation

What do dams in Pakistan, energy efficient retrofitting in Armenia, hybrid cars in Tunesia and technical regulations and standards in Ecuador have in common? Besides all being cases of climate action implementation, they are also direct or indirect results of the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project. Now a new publication has collected the newest success stories from the TNA project […]

November 18th, 2019


What are Technology needs Assessments? Different project stakeholders comment on the TNA process and how its results are used by countries.


Download our brochure on stories from the Technology Needs Asessments

This publication provides a new set of success stories on how countries have used their TNAs and TAPs to advance the implementation of climate technologies.

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